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Detroit Sparks Infrastructural News

Another bridge in America has been deemed as deficient, which sadly comes as no shock to anyone well-educated on the current state of America’s infrastructure. The Rouge River bridge, a part of Detroit’s major trans-way the 1-75 was last inspected in 2013 and will not be repaired until…

Jordan River Faces More Pollution

The Jordan River in Utah is at risk of contamination due to the illegal dumping of concrete materials in the Jordan wetlands. The contamination has yet to spread to the River itself, but federal investigations are underway due to a video obtained by the U.S Army on January…

Apple Brings Concrete & Sustainability Together

Another innovation is transpiring in the world of concrete, but not in the technology and software aspect. Apple Inc. has begun another project, unconventional from their standard technology devices from smartphones and computers to general software. As opposed to their current philosophy downsizing products to have all the…

Concrete Industry Advancements

Progress Builders, a San Jose, California-based company offers a variety of services to ease construction projects and has just announced the release of new application, available on iOS software devices. The company focuses primarily on building custom homes and has a vast portfolio, including many projects with the…

5 Remarkable Innovations

The World of Concrete 2015 trade show, hosted in the dynamic city of Las Vegas attracted over 60,000 attendees this year with over 1,400 exhibitors. Every year, as the show continues, the quantity of innovative and exciting products continues to grow and the concrete world is forever changing….

Construction site barricades in front of construction equipment.

Lessons Learned From the Harmon Hotel

In light of Giatec Scientific’s recent visit to Las Vegas for the World of Concrete 2015 trade show, we would like to take a closer look into the current and future infrastructure of the city. Aside from the infamous partying and gambling, Las Vegas is also well known…

Celebrate Concrete!

The World of Concrete 2015 Exposition is only four days away and Giatec Scientific is excited about being able to represent our concrete testing devices and meet the other exhibitors. Concrete impacts the average person more than one would think. Without it, transportation methods would be much different…

Bulk Resistivity Testing | A project with RMCAO

Determine the Durability of Hardened Concrete with RCON™ The RMCAO Technical Committee is currently conducting a research project with Giatec Scientific to evaluate the possible uses of their RCON™ test apparatus to determine the durability of hardened concrete. This device measures the electrical resistance of a saturated surface…

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